Description of the painting by Alexander Cabanel “The Birth of Venus”

Description of the painting by Alexander Cabanel “The Birth of Venus”

Description of the painting by Alexander Cabanel The Birth of Venus

The erotic work of the artist Cabanel is currently located in Paris, in the Orsay Museum. The author of “The Birth of Venus” was one of the most popular favorites of the public, he was adored by the rulers. And the reason for this love of the people and the rulers was simple – he always knew the tastes of society and the public, so he could easily indulge both.

Therefore, in his picture, Cabanel showed everyone what everyone wanted and what many dreamed about. At that time a series of terrible revolutions swept through France, and people wanted to start living as they wanted. Many wanted to admire the feminine beauty in a peaceful environment. All this is shown in the work of Alexander Cabanel very bright and even defiant.

The painting was created in 1863, however, it did not distinguish itself by something special and did not become for the artist a “new breath” or a stage of work. The fact is that Cabanel, having chosen his own way and style of writing once, did not leave him anywhere and did not try to do something else. All his paintings were smooth and attracting with their beauty and femininity.

However, for this picture he received the Order of the Legion of Honor. The picture was very delicate. The body of the Goddess smoothly rocking on the waves, thereby repeating their natural curves. Venus itself not only enjoys peace and quiet, but also arches it. The artist painted her in a languor, half asleep, so it seems that it will be available to everyone who wants to take possession of her body.

And around the sea of ​​Venus. It foams a little, but darkens the girl’s calm. It does not betray its presence, knowing that it will not be able to compete with this femininity and beauty. It was such a beauty and calm that the perfect woman seemed to the men of that time. Therefore, the author was able to understand the desires of people and display them in his picture.


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